Monthly Archives: July 2013

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Rapides Parish Schools Open Houses


[ August 11, 2013 to August 15, 2013. August 26, 2013 to August 27, 2013. ]

Author of “90 MINUTES IN HEAVEN” to speak at FUMC in Leesville


[ August 25, 2013 to August 28, 2013. ]

Lt. Gov. Dardenne Hosts Concert Series Stop In Ferriday

[ August 3, 2013; ] The Louisiana Office of Tourism and Oxford American continue celebrating Louisiana’s year of music by taking the Louisiana Soundtrack Experience Series to Ferriday Aug. 3 with Great Balls of Fire: Delta Blues and Rock ‘n’ Roll in Jerry Lee’s Hometown. The event will feature a concert, panel discussion and movie screening.

“Ferriday’s strikingly rich musical heritage [...]

“Meet the Jaguars”


[ August 7, 2013; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The Rapides Chapter of Southern University Alumni Federations presents…
“Meet the Jaguars”
August 7, 2013 at 5pm
The Best Western Inn & Suites at 2720 N. MacArthur Drive, Alexandria
Featured will be the Southern University Chancellor, Dawson Odums (Head Football Coach), Athletic Director, Administrators and Admissions/Recruitment staffs and the Southern University PEP Band will be on hand for a [...]

25th Annual Don’t Die Wondering Classic Golf Scramble

[ August 3, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Individual and team entries are accepted for the Saturday, Aug. 3, Don’t Die Wondering Classic XXV scramble golf tournament, which generates support for the Northwestern State Lady Demon basketball program.

The event, staged each summer since 1989, will be played at the 18-hole Northwestern Hills golf course on the La. 1 bypass. Co-head coaches [...]

14th Annual Cane River Zydeco Festival & Poker Run


[ August 30, 2013 to August 31, 2013. ]

Louisiana State Parks Events – August 2013

[ August 1, 2013 to August 31, 2013. ] Upon Request, Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – Daily Demonstrations. Daily demonstrations will be conducted to show how cotton fiber was separated from seed. Juxtaposed against hand separation, this will serve to illustrate how such a simple machine had such a great impact on the proliferation of cotton production in the South. [...]

“Who Killed the Boss” at NSU


[ July 31, 2013 to August 3, 2013. August 7, 2013 to August 10, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – The office party murder mystery “Who Killed the Boss” will be performed by the Northwestern State Summer Theatre July 31-Aug. 3 and Aug. 7-10 on the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium stage. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner begins at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 for dinner and the show. Advance reservations are required [...]

The Peacekeeper Coalition (Neighborhood Watch Meeting)

[ August 12, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The Peacekeeper Coalition (Neighborhood Watch Meeting)
Monday, August 12th at 6pm
Homewood Baptist Church
Located on Tennessee Ave. at Hynson St, Alexandria
Call (318) 442-7887 for more information.

Hiring Our Heroes – Military Spouse Employment Program


[ August 21, 2013; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]